Monitoring Loan Officer Facebook Posts is Necessary (& Easy)

Posted by Jeff Harper, President, BSG Financial Group on Mar 23, 2018 9:10:30 AM

One of the questions we receive most often regarding social media management is:

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Topics: Social Media Compliance, Social IQ, Social Media

Rio Bank and Shore Bancshares, Inc. Select BSG Financial Group for Income, Compliance

Posted by Michele Rehm, Marketing Manager on Feb 22, 2018 11:08:07 AM

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Topics: Company News, CourtesyConnect, Social IQ

Ease into Social Media with an Automated Solution

Posted by Michele Rehm, Marketing Manager on Jun 6, 2017 3:19:17 PM

This article was originally published on and

BSG Financial Group recently hosted an educational webinar entitled, “Maximizing Social Media for Community Financial Institutions.” The webinar provided instruction on social media compliance, shared tips for posting to various social networks and highlighted new developments in social media strategies. Response to the session was overwhelming, indicating that the information provided would be valuable to others who were not able to attend.

Below you will find a few questions that were asked and the answers from our presenter, Sara Harris of Insight CRM Solutions. Many of the questions we received were especially relevant to community institutions that do not have a formal social media strategy. If you would like to view the entire webinar, including the Q & A portion, go here.

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Topics: Social Media Compliance, Webinar, Social IQ

Two 'Quick wins' for financial institutions in 2016

Posted by Michele Rehm, Marketing Manager on Dec 17, 2015 4:10:46 PM

An article entitled, "Thinking ahead: Your bank's 2016 road map," published recently on struck my interest because it focuses not on the large projects you've probably already considered in your 2016 budget. Instead it outlines smaller, easier options that can result in “quick wins." The article points out that though these projects may be "smaller budgetary-wise when compared to, say, a core conversion or branch expansion, they can provide just as much (if not more) when it comes to growth. And often at a much lower price tag."

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Topics: Budgeting, Venminder, Social IQ

The valuable lesson one bank learned from a data breach

Posted by Michele Rehm, Marketing Manager on Oct 28, 2015 9:17:54 AM

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, so we thought it would be appropriate to tell you the story of how one community bankfaced with a security breachlearned a valuable lesson. We’re not talking about the lesson of how the bank should have better protected its data. No, the lesson this bank learned was that news travels fast (especially bad news) and in ways they did not anticipate. The bank learned that a presence on social media, especially in the midst of a crisis, is essential.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Social Media Compliance, Social IQ